PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
ABSTRACTERS OF TITLE
54-102. Certificate of abstracter — Effect. When any abstracter shall have duly filed his bond as above provided, he shall be entitled to receive a certificate from such county recorder that said bond has been by him duly approved and filed for record, which certificate shall be valid so long as such abstracter shall maintain his surety upon the bonds as herein provided for unimpaired, and the possession of such valid certificate at the date of issuance of any abstract, policy of title insurance, or title report, shall entitle such abstract of title, policy of title insurance, or title report to real estate, certified to or countersigned and issued by such abstracter, to be received in all courts as prima facie evidence of the existence of the record of deeds, mortgages and other instruments, conveyances, or liens, affecting the real estate mentioned in such abstract, policy of title insurance, or title report, and that such record is as described in said abstract of title, policy of title insurance or title report.
[(54-102) 1897, p. 92, sec. 3; reen. 1899, p. 314, sec. 3; reen. R.C. & C.L., sec. 1412; C.S., sec. 2263; I.C.A., sec. 53-102; am. 1939, ch. 148, sec. 2, p. 265; am. 1963, ch. 202, sec. 1, p. 591.]